simpleLinux Open Documentation License (sLODL)

Rick Moen rick at
Tue Oct 3 03:07:42 UTC 2000

begin nights quotation:

> Consider:    You want people to be able to copy freely (can do that in
> copyright notification easily, yeah). You want people to be able to modify,
> comment, and re-use the work, while it remaining *completely* clear which
> parts are the original work (without having to read a sperate document). You
> want the license to clearly tackle issues such as quotation, referencing,
> republication in other (non-transparent) media. The only other liecnse doing
> this is the GNU FDL, which does it wrong IMHO, by being too complex and
> legalistic, and rather unclear.

I quite agree.  I've not yet found a licence I consider reasonable for 
those purposes.

Cheers,                   "Teach a man to make fire, and he will be warm 
Rick Moen                 for a day.  Set a man on fire, and he will be warm
rick at       for the rest of his life."   -- John A. Hrastar

More information about the License-discuss mailing list